Richard Crockatt has taught American history and International Relations at UEA since 1978. His main teaching field is post-Civil War American history but within that his special interests lie in foreign relations since 1945. Among his major publications are The Fifty Years' War: The United States and the Soviet Union in World Politics 1941-1991 (Routledge, 1995), America Embattled: September 11, Anti-Americanism and the Global Order (Routledge 2003) and After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power (Routledge 2007). He is editor of British Documents on Foreign Affairs, the Foreign Office Confidential Print , 9 Volumes,1940-1950, University Publications of America, (1999- 2003) and has written articles on American foreign policy, and other aspects of 20th century American history and international relations.
After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power,
ISBN 9780415392853, 9780415392846UEA Repository
Nationalism Unbecoming: George W. Bush, War and the American Democratic Tradition,
Institute for the Study of the Americas
ISBN 9781900039840UEA Repository
America and the New Millennium,
in Introduction to American Studies.
ISBN 0582894372UEA Repository
The End of the Cold War,
in The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations.
ISBN 0199271186UEA Repository
America Embattled: September 11, Anti-Americanism and the Global Order,
ISBN 0415283426UEA Repository
Challenge and Response: Arnold Toynbee and the United States during the Cold War,
in War and Cold War in American Foreign Policy, 1942-62.
ISBN 0333919408UEA Repository
Key Research Interests
US foreign policy and intellectual history.
My main fields of teaching are:
Survey modules in US History since 1990
Specialist study of the Cold War, the US Supreme Court, and recent US foreign policy.
External Activities and Indicators of Esteem
- Winner of the American Studies Network Prize for 'The Fifty Years War' (1996)
- Member of the American Studies Research Assesment Exercise Panel 2001
- Member of the Executive Committee of the British Association of American Studies and Chair of the Development Sub-Committee (2005-8)
- Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of American Studies 2008 - present
- Member of the Arts & Humanities Research Council Peer Review College 2006-2009
- Committee Member of the North American Advisory Council, Chatham House
- Director of Undergraduate Studies for UEA (1998-2001)
- Deputy Dean of the School of English and American Studies (2003-4)